25/01/22

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While STIC has gone to great lengths to verify the information found in open source documents .....

17/01/22

Texas synagogue siege: Teens held in UK as Briton named as hostage-taker

Two teenagers have been arrested in England as part of the investigation into a hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in Texas on Saturday. British citizen Malik Faisal Akram, 44, from Blackburn, was shot dead after a standoff with police in Colleyville. Details of the ages or genders of the pair arrested in south .....

13/01/22

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief

Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While STIC has gone to great lengths to verify .....

12/01/22

Information Round-up

US - DoJ creates unit to counter domestic terrorism after Capitol attack ‘We face an elevated threat from domestic violent extremists,’ says assistant attorney general of the national security division .....

11/01/22

UK - Government publishes Protect Duty consultation findings

Majority of respondents support tougher security measures to ensure preparedness for and protection from terrorist attacks. From: Home Office and The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP Published 10 January 2022 Today (10 January), the government has published its response to the Protect Duty public consultation, which ran from .....

10/01/22

UK - Martyn's Law Campaign

Venues would have a legal duty to put in place security measures to protect the public from terror attacks under government plans. It comes in the wake of the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing, when 22 people were killed as they left an Ariana Grande concert. Home Secretary Priti Patel will set out the proposals on .....

06/01/22

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief

Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief   **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While STIC has gone to great lengths .....

29/12/21

France closes mosque after imam incites hatred against Christians, Jews

A mosque in northern France has been shut down after the government determined that the place of worship was "inciting hatred" against Christians and Jews, as well as gay people. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin announced earlier this month that his administration was in the process of shutting down the mosque. The .....

27/12/21

Covid lockdowns may have increased UK terrorism threat, says security minister.

Damian Hinds says more people may have been radicalised online after being forced to spend more time indoors. The terrorism threat to the UK may have been made worse by Covid lockdowns, a security minister has suggested. Damian Hinds, the MP for East Hampshire who became security minister in August, told the Daily .....

19/12/21

Schools ramp up security over shooting ‘threats’ on TikTok

Schools across the US are either canceling classes or tightening security measures after widespread concerns that vague school shooting and bombing threats circulating on TikTok could turn out to be real. Education authorities in a number of states, including Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Montana, New York and .....